The College Majors that Lead Job Satisfaction (and the Ones that Don’t)
Employment compensation-research firm Payscale has released the findings of a new study that looked at what college majors lead to long-term satisfaction, and the ones that graduates now regret. The research looked at three primary factors: The median, annual salary in the field associated with the degree, the likelihood that the graduate would recommend the major and percentage of degree-holders that feel that their work makes the world a better place. Jobs in fields related to math and science dominated the top of the list, with many former engineering majors earning into the six figures, and would recommend their field of study to upcoming students. The most “disappointing” majors? Communications and Arts. Journalism, English, Anthropology and Art majors mostly said they would not recommend their degree programs to others and didn’t feel like their professions made the world any better. Puppetry Arts was once again curiously absent from the lists …
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